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COLUMN: MLAs highlight goals for sitting of house

Friends, With the fall sitting of the House of Assembly set to open on Oct. 13, we thought now would be a good time to both look back at the summer and get ready for...
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COLUMN: MPs News & Views

Dear Residents, I would first like to take the time to thank everyone for coming out to our Town Hall meetings. We had two separate meetings, one discussing Veterans Affairs on Sept. 14 and the...
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MPs News and Views – by MP Darrell Samson

Dear friends, I would first like to wish you all a happy New Year. I hope your holiday season was pleasant and that you are ready to start the New Year. I am looking forward...
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OPINION: Presidency bid or fishing for likes?

The race for presidency has become entertainment news. And I, for one, have never been more proud to be Canadian. Although, I am starting to worry about our neighbours to the south. Actually, I’ve been worried...
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OPINION: Voter turnout again disappoints

37.81 per cent. That’s all that took the time in District 1 to head to the polls and cast their right to vote. Why? Why was the turnout just 5,959 voters of an eligible 15,762...
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Making an informed choice

Just like the sand in the hour glass, time is running out for Councillor Barry Dalrymple as the representative on HRM regional council for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley. Some will be happy to see Dalrymple’s two...
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COLUMN: Bill’s Blog by Bill Horne, MLA

November 11th – Remembrance Day I wish to express my gratitude to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces on this Remembrance Day and honour the memory of those members of the Canadian...
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Bill’s Blog: August

Summer is in full swing and I hope you are enjoying and experiencing beautiful Nova Scotia.  Please be careful in your travels, http://novascotia.ca/tran/roadsafety/roadsafety.asp wherever you are travelling this summer. The bridge is out at Highway...
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LETTER: A Toxic Soup of Painkillers – Thoughts on the Opioid Epidemic

To the Editor: The opioid epidemic that is gripping North America is an emerging issue for Nova Scotians and for our health-care system. Misuse of opioids, such as hydromorphone, oxycodone and morphine, has been a...
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Bill’s Blog (September)

Office Hours in Beaver Bank I am pleased to host constituency office hours in Beaver Bank at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre on the third Monday of the month between 1 – 3 p.m....